Akniet 
is a way from isolation to active involvement of people into the life of society. 
 
 Professional training of women is one of the most important aims of Women´s Resourse Center. 

When starting this project, we were planning to expand our activity in helping women from vulnerable layers of society such as single women, single mothers, widows, poor, unemployed, as well as women-invalids, women in need of retraining, the youth without professional education, solving the problems of unemployment by providing them with the opportunities of professional and technical education.

Social condition, life conditions of women from the vulnerable layers of society are improved with the help of educational courses which contribute to their economical integration and decreasing of poverty level. The name of the project perfectly reflects the aim of the project: Akniet is a way from isolation to active involvement of people into the life of society.

Today, in our Educational Center, students are taught to 4 specialties: Operator, Accountant, Ladies´ hairdresser, Seamstress-cutter. The courses find a great success among the audience and represent professions with good job opportunities. To always remain competitive in the rapidly changing world, it is necessary for women to possess qualitative knowledge and profession. The educational programs are specially designed for WRC and assume improvement and sophistication in qualification of women, will assist in job placement and make it considerably easier.

We always monitor the changes in the world of professions; the quantity of educational programs will grow. On the completion of the course, the students will receive a certificate of international standard and a qualification, as a result of which they will be able to begin their independent professional activity in the selected area.

The project assists in spreading information to the public about the situation with unemployment of women in Kazakhstan. Our aim is to get the public thoroughly understand the necessities of women, restriction of their rights and problems, as well as the privileges of professional and technical education.

There is a Social week included into the program of training, with seminars, lectures on the topics, ranging from the rights of people on land to the health risks. The purpose of this week is to raise the level of confidence of women and teach them to act independently. Participation in the training Lets choose leadership gives the participants an opportunity to use the habits and skills acquired at the seminar for social adjustment to the life of their communities, job placement, adjustment to the working community, efficient communication, career growth.

Information about our courses.

Computer user course 
Professional skills and efficient usage of computer technologies is the best guarantee of success in the process of searching for a job and development of the career! Make your first step on the way to success quickly and efficiently, learn how to use a computer with our PROFESSIONAL COURSES! The students on our courses are taught in groups of four people.      10 . Already starting with the first minute are at ``the driving wheel`` of a modern computer.
        We will teach you how to use a computer and work with it PROFESSIONALLY for the short period of time irrespective of age and education. 
        We use a modern psychological and individual approach to each of hearers attending our courses.
        If you are afraid of a computer, we will help you to overcome a syndrome of modern technology fear.
        Teaching is based on the authoring syllabuses with the use of modern methods of teaching.
        On the completion of the course you will get a certificate of international standard.
Knowledge derived at our courses contributes to the promotion in career and improvement of the financial situation.
Program
 
Programs
Deskription
Total number of hours
1
Basic user course
Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Word and Graphics Editor WordPad, Paint, MS Word, Notebook, Windows Media Player, MS Excel, Publisher, Programm NERO Start Smart, PowerPoint, Access, Windows Messenger, Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer (versions of 2003 and 2007).
200
2
1 week training on the social topics
- Resume. 
- Presentation at the job interview. 
- Information on human trafficking. 
- AIDS. 
- Preventive measurements in home violence. 
- The youth against drugs.
- Leadership. 
- How to become a leader in your own life and other 
topics.
20 hours
 
ATTENTION!!!
Length of the course is 10 weeks, 4 hours a day, 5 times a week, from 0930 till 1330 
Individual approach to each participant!
At the end of the course there will be arranged special tests and examinations to control the level of knowledge. 
On the completion of the course you will get the Certificates of International Standard!
The best participants of the course will receive a reference letter from the Educational Center!!
 
Course  Hairdressing Mastery
 We will help you to learn one of the professions with the best job opportunities, what will let you fulfill your creativity potential.
What you will be taught:
1.      All kinds of haircuts
2.      New technologies of hair coloring
3.      Permanent
You will also be taught to be skillful at distinction of new tendencies and styles. 
The training is based on the new international standards.
It consists of 2 levels:
1 level. Info-basic
2 level. Advanced 
Programm.
1.      Level  this level contains all the necessary information about the profession. It teaches you all the main basic skills of a hair-dresser. 
2.      Level  this level presents you some additional information, practical knowledge, ensuring the quality of service for the clients of a saloon.
 
Course  Sewing mastery
 Teaching is held on the basis of the standard designing method, which enables you to use any teaching materials on design, modeling and sewing.
 During the period of study we will teach you three main stages:
        Designing  constructing, cutting out. 
        Modeling  designing or choosing the style.
        Sewing  methods of processing the garment.
 Women of various professions, housewives, students, those who have elementary level of knowledge in mathematics, painting and drawing will find the largest part of the material related to the methods and techniques of processing, which will let them make a garment look good, be durable and save the form.

On the courses Seamstress-Cutter women are taught to make measurements, design, and model. In addition to this they are trained in using technologies of processing.

The course begins with the figure measuring, where we use some additional measurements for the more exact design.

Then we construct a skirt and go right next to its modeling.

The next topic is designing and modeling of a dress and a set-in sleeve. Then we go to the design of trousers. All the cutting outs are made in the real size according to the measurements.

Designing of collars, rules for cutting out, technology of the hand-made works are included into the list of compulsory themes to study.

There are also time allocated for the study of fashion magazines, i.e. women learn to use the cutting outs from any magazine to sew for their families and for themselves. Before sewing a garment, women learn the technology of tacking in a zipper, hidden zipper, processing of different types of pockets, fly fronts.

The participants of the course will learn the technology of sewing of such garments as a skirt, trousers, dress (of any model).

Depending on the wish and work experience they will also learn to sew a costume with a lining and other garments.

At the end of any large topics, women take an exam, there is held an individual work to control the knowledge of the students. At the end of the course there will be arranged special examination to control the level of knowledge. On the completion of the course you will get the Certificates of International Standard!!
 The best students of the course will get a reference from the Educational Center and assistance in finding a job.
 
Course - Accounting + 1: Accounting
 Today there are a lot of women asking themselves a question about where to work?
Well, but what should the one do, when one has neither education nor work experience, and there is no demand on profession one studied before?
The best key to this situation for the nearest future is to finish a professional educational course in the specialty you like and you will most likely find a job. The Women´s Resource Center invites all the students, unemployed, housewives, women needed in re-qualification, school graduates to attend our courses. 
 On the courses Accounting + 1 p/p  you will learn the notion of accounting, its peculiarities, you will study the types of taxes, their peculiarities, and you will learn how to use the programs GCVP, ISID NP EFNO NP, 1 Enterprise. Training at our courses will show you the interesting and simple world of Accounting, which seemed very difficult and inaccessible before. 
You will be trained in:
   Basics in Accounting
   How to keep the documentation right?
   Taxation
   1:Accounting 7.7 
   New invoice plan 
What will you get after you have completed the courses?
        Knowledge
        Habits and skills, experience in performing such independent work as practical lessons, control works, independent projects. 
        Certificate of International Standard  certificate about receiving of qualification.
Programm
 
Courses
Description
Total number of hours
Accounting 
+ 1: Accounting
- Accounting and taxation,
- 1: Enterprise, 
- 1: Accounting,
- 1: Trade and Warehouse, 
- 1: Salaries and Staff.
200 hours
1 week training on the social topics
- Resume. 
- Presentation at the job interview. 
- Information on human trafficking. 
- AIDS. 
- Preventive measurements in home violence. 
- The youth against drugs.
- Leadership. 
- How to become a leader in your own life and other 
topics.
20 hours